There is a land of pure delight (William Billings)

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Editor: Rafael Ornes (added 1999-07-29).   Score information: 52 kbytes   Copyright: CPDL
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General Information

Title: Jordan
Composer: William Billings

Number of voices: 4vv  Voicing: SATB
Genre: Sacred, Hymns
Language: English
Instruments: none


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Original text and translations

Original text:

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There is a land of pure delight,
Where saints immortal reign,
Infinite day excludes the night,
And pleasures banish pain.

Sweet fields beyond the swelling flood,
Stand dress'd in living green;
So the Jews old Canaan stood,
While Jordan roll'd between.